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the company says it knows why. >>> and shock value. daredevil magician david blaine goes high voltage in his latest stunt. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. i'm lynn berry. today we begin with a high stakes debate. all eyes turn to denver for tonight's first presidential debate of the 2012 race, and a new nbc news "wall street journal" poll shows president obama is holding on to his national lead, but not by much. 49% of likely voters favor the president while 46% prefer mitt romney. that's only a 3% edge for obama, which is within the survey's margin of error, but when it comes to a poll of registered voters the president widens his lead over romney to 7 points, 51% to 44. and, finally, four in ten surveyed now say the nation is headed in the right direction. that's the highest amount since june 2009. meanwhile, both candidates took a break from their debate prep on tuesday to make a few unscheduled stops. nbc's steve handlesman reports from denver. >> reporter: the pressure is intense. president obama took time out for a visit to hoover dam. >> it's spectacula
. >> let's move on. out of new york city, illugist david blaine puts on a mesh suit, electricity coarsing around him, three days, no sleep, no food. are you amazed by this stunt? >> amazed? >> under the pavement, the cement, remember that? >> i'm not amazed by this at all. staying awake three days? i have friends who stay awake five days at a time. >> starbucks. >> people who don't eat or drink, stuck outside, they should get the money. david blaine wants to impress me, get a fork, jam it into an electrical socket, i'd watch that. there's no illusion involved in staying outside three days. i wish there were lightning, i'd like to see that happen. >> i used to see david blaine at my old gym, i thought maybe he'd take the weights and do it with no hands or something. that never happened. all right. i want you to stay with us. you and i were talking during the last break, you said some things that i want to talk about more. you heard our conversation about obesity in america. we're going to talk about it. >> okay, sure. >>> guess what? you can take cnn with you. you can watch it at work. go
's been a few years since david blaine's stunt. >> and a mission to crack down on litter. we'll explain. >> a reminder about a tax break in virginia this weekend. today through monday the state is holding its annual sales tax holiday on energy efficient products. the items must be $2,500 or less and certified as being energy efficient. we'll be right back. gecko (clearing throat) thank you, mr. speaker, uh, members of congress. in celebration of over 75 years of our government employees insurance company, or geico...as most of you know it. ...i propose savings for everyone! i'm talking hundreds here... and furthermore.. newcaster: breaking news. the gecko is demanding free pudding. and political parties that are actual parties! with cake! and presents! ah, that was good. too bad nobody could hear me. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. i"i'm not in favor of a a$5 trillion tax cut. that's not my plan." mitchell: "the nonpartisan tax policy center concluded that mitt romney's tax plan would cost $4.8 trillion over 10 years." vo: why won't romney
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